Right Now Radio Podcast 28/7/11

By Right Now Radio

Emily Howie speaks to Les Malezer – longtime Aboriginal rights advocate and now the first elected chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples – about current issues facing Aboriginal people, the role and aims of the National Congress in relation to human rights and Les’ vision for the future.

Download podcast here (9MB)



Blackout (poem)

By Bänoo Zan

Bänoo Zan’s poem was written in the aftermath of countrywide protests against sudden steep rise in fuel price in Iran on November 15. Authorities shot down the Internet of the whole country and embarked on a horrific killing spree. Amnesty International has so far verified 208 deaths in less than a week.